WEIRD FACTS

Compared With Hummingbirds, People Are Rather Colorblind

Experiments reveal the tiny birds can see “non-spectral” colors that blend ultraviolet light with colors humans can see to create distinct hues we can’t. A male Broad-tailed Hummingbird photographed at the Rocky Mountain Biological Laboratory in Gothic, Colorado, where researchers conducted field experiments …

BMW invests in technology to pull gasoline out of the air

By C.C. Weiss 2020 Jun 09 – Prometheus plans to offer its gasoline alongside traditional gasoline at gas stations.  Hendrick Schmeer/Prometheus – BMW i Ventures, BMW’s hybrid venture firm, announced recently that it is investing in Prometheus Fuels. The Silicon Valley startup is working …